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Massport makes push for diversity

The state’s massive transportation authority, Massport, may be best known for running Boston Logan International Airport and handling the local shipping ports, but that is not all it does. With well over 300 acres of real estate in addition to ...

Tommy Chang selected to lead Boston Public Schools

Advocacy groups and community members reacted to last week’s selection of a new Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools, describing the appointment as an opportunity for the BPS to address what some decry as a sub-standard public education system.

Baker budget seeks to ‘right size’ gov’t

Last week, Governor Baker released his budget for Fiscal Year 2016, a $38 billion plan that he said would “right-size” government and close an estimated $1.8 billion deficit. Although the proposal increases total spending by 3 percent, that rate is ...

John Barros: City of Boston ‘Open for Business’

Chief Economic Development Officer seeks innovation, inclusion in city’s business community

Gary Morton: Boston Black MBA Association Chapter Chair builds leadership skills

The Boston chapter of the Black MBA Association advocates continuous learning and education attainment.

Beverley Johnson’s consulting firm builds bridges between developers and community.

Bevco Associates, Inc. works to stabilize neighborhoods through economic and physical revitalization.

The Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association hosts 4th annual Young Men’s Leadership Conference March 14

The GBMCAA headlines its year Saturday, March 14 at 8 am, with the 4th Annual Young Men’s Leadership Conference, held at Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill.

Ronald Crutcher

The Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond has enthusiastically elected Dr. Ronald Andrew Crutcher as the 10th President of the University. Crutcher is President Emeritus of Wheaton College in Massachusetts and a former Provost of Miami University of ...

My Recovers founder, Kelly Marchetti shares her startup experience

My Recovers is an orthopedic soft goods designer and retailer that brings fashion to the recovery process.

City pursues improvements for elderly residents

Mayor Martin Walsh and the city’s Elderly Commission have launched an Age-Friendly Boston initiative with the aim of making Boston a place that supports senior citizens in continuing to lead productive, safe and healthy lives.

Sen. Forry and colleagues bring Commonwealth Conversations tour to RCC tonight

State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry has announced that she and several of her colleagues will be touring Senate districts in the metro Boston area on March 4, 2015. This tour comes as the sixth installment of the state Senate’s Commonwealth ...

U.S. Sen. Warren to visit Alabama for 50th anniversary of civil rights marches

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren will visit Alabama this weekend for events commemorating the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” and the marches from Selma to Montgomery in support of voting rights.

Baker-Polito administration unveils initiatives to reduce homelessness

Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito unveiled a series of reforms aimed at reducing family homelessness and proposed a $20 million ‘End Family Homelessness Reserve Fund.’ The proposals reorganize efforts around prevention, support aggressive casework to shorten the ...

Local food producers to hold trade show at Northeastern

With a goal to enhance the local food system within Massachusetts and the New England region, the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) will host its 4th Local Food Trade Show with the Local Specialty Crop Trade Show on March ...

Fines remain rare even as health data breaches multiply

Federal health watchdogs say they are cracking down on organizations that don’t protect the privacy and security of patient records, but data suggests otherwise.